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Cirrhosis and Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding - Mortality Model

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with cirrhosis and acute upper gastrointestinal (GI) hemorrhage using the mortality prediction model of Chen et al.

Specialty:

Gastroenterology

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

K25, K26, K27, K28, K29, K74, K92.2

Description:

Chen et al used multi-variate analysis to develop a model for predicting mortality in a patient with cirrhosis and acute upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage. This can help identify patients who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and University in Taipei, Taiwan.

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